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Mar 11, 2011 9:00pm PST
prieta quake. now, the latest. >> fresh pictures from the tsunami as the sun rises in japan revealing massive plumes of smoke, fires burning out of control and entire neighborhoods simply washed away and survivors gathered on roofs. in one parking lot, a joint s.o.s.. >> this is where it all starts. 2:46 local time. debris rains down as people rush out into the streets stunned. >> back inside this bookstore you can see the fear and incomprehension on the face of the workers. at the same moment, frantic scenes playing out across the country. ground beneath our feet gives way. school children running for their lives. news anchors wearing helmets on air and television in this office rattling uncontrollably. [ siren ] >> then round two as the tsunami siren wails. >> furious wave comes roaring in at 500 miles an hour with others lined up behind it. the walls of water crash a store with astonishing power, ma rowdy go across the countryside swallowing everything in the way. >> it looks like the tsunami has been enveloping the port. you are seen live footage of the tsunami. this is what is ha
KOFY
Mar 14, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. this is abc news, japan. >> she just mentioned iodine tablet. one pharmacy we spoke to in santa cruz says there they have been sold out of tablet because of concern about radiation. public health experts say there is very little risk of the radioactive material actually reaching california unless the disaster gets worse in japan. even then the public health threat probably we are told by experts would be very small. one expert at lawrence livermore lab told us tonight that particle from asia could reach the united states in about 80 hours but that depend on the jet stream. talk about the jet stream and weather pattern involved here we'll turn to our weather expert spencer christian who is watching that for us tonight. >> let me start by shoying the current position of the jet stream and let's talk about how useful the jet stream is as tool and weather forecasting. narrow band in powerful wind. steering current for the weather system and jet stream can be forceful with winds up to 300 miles per hour and much mild we are winds down to 100 miles per hour so that could cause moisture or w
KOFY
Mar 16, 2011 9:00pm PDT
plant in japan. right now, emergency workers are risking their lives to prevent a complete nuclear meltdown. crews began the first of four helicopter water drops. at the same time, workers on the ground are using a water cannon meant for riots to shoot water directly into one of the reactors. it is a desperate last ditch effort to keep spent nuclear fuel rods from melting. in a potentially troubling sign white steam was again seen rising from three of the reactors. radiation levels at the plant dangerously high. japan's electric company is working desperately to reconnect power at the plant today. meantime, damning reports about the owner of the japanese power plant. accord to the australian, the owner falsified safety data and said in 1989 tokyo electric injected air into the containment vessel of a reactor number one to lower the leak rate and when caught apologized for "dishonest practices." now, abc's martha raddatz with the latest on the last ditch effort to saint planet. >>> 50 workers inside the plant working in the dark with nothing but flash lights wearing overalls and hea
KOFY
Mar 18, 2011 9:00pm PDT
.com or e-mail them to us at you report at kg o tv.co-as many as we canon the air. >> moving to japan now where the death toll tonight is nearly 7200 with more than 10,000 still missing. about chuck silverstein with the latest. fichlt remembering all they have lost. while fighting to keep what they have left. the jap necessary people came together in a moment of silence friday. at the hour the earthquake staggered their nation one week ago. and prayed for their dead. for the living struggle is just beginning. fire truck hose town cripple nuclear reactor for a second day at the fukushima complex. heroic worker continue to risk their lives in the process like these fair men who volunteered for the job. some plant workers recall the awful moment last friday. it was shaking violently for a long time. i was very scared while it was shaking. the building shook side ways and lights went out. u.s. continues to help trying to restore power to the plants with 5 huge water pump from the u.s. standing by for action. meanwhile the heart break continues. this man is still looking for h
KOFY
Mar 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
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KOFY
Mar 17, 2011 9:00pm PDT
about radiation from japan reaching california. nonetheless u.s. is deploying radiation detector up and down the west coast. one professor put one up last nature and now cecelia l. >> when and if any radioactive particle from japan reach california this little plastic filter will tell scientist exactly what its floating in the air. it sits on the roof of the engineering department at uc berkeley. downstairs in the basement nuclear engineers monitor the readings around the clock. >> we want to tell the public and you and everyone l what radiationÑi if there is any what level of radiation we have to deal with. >> scientist know the air if they find traces of isotope like this. it caused serious health damage after chernobyl. many experts say what is happening in japan is nowhere near that level of disaster. >> probably more than a 3 mile island but much less than a chernobyl. >>reporter: scientist don't expect any notable change in radiation level until tomorrow. any radioactive particle from japan has to travel more than 5100 miles to reach the bay area. transported here in a j
KOFY
Mar 23, 2011 9:00pm PDT
plant in japan are being reported in france and iceland. a distance of 6,000 miles. in the meantime, officials in tokyo have told parents to top giving tap water to infants because of elevated levels of radiation. it is still below the level that is safe for adults to drink. officials are urging residents not to hoard bottled water but some are doing so. today, black smoke bill lowed from unit three at the crippled fukushima nuclear power plant, prompting an evacuation of work ers. the reason for the smoke is unclear at this point. we are also getting a good look inside the plant. these pictures show workers using torches to navigate the dark crippled facility. ominous as you can see. they wear radiation suits and care arery instruments to read temperature and pressure. the photo taken near the entrance to the reactor shows the badly damaged interorof the structure. >>> meantime, the official death toll from japan's earthquake and tsunami topped 9400 people. many more still missing, however. and towns along the northern coast are facing a mounting problem, what to do with all of the
KOFY
Mar 15, 2011 9:00pm PDT
tsunami. government nobody tells us the citizens what is really happening. >> the anger comes after japan prime minister told the nation the leaked radiation level is now rather high and there is high chance for further leak acknowledge of radiation from now on. over the past couple days one reactor exploded after another at the doomed nuclear plant then yesterday the first fire broke out and unprecedented third reactor exploded. both sending radiation in the air. officials worry this blast was the worst. cracking part of the critical contain they are surround the fiery hot nuclear core. >> radiation level are getting so high that the workers captain stay there. >> first time 750 workers at the plant were told to leave. seek safe shelter. only about 50 now remain. they are the last line of defense willing to stay and continue what so far has been a difficult mission. using fire pump to flood ocean water into the red hot core so they don't melt down completel completely. experts tell us the workers are likely wearing full body suit with air pack rotating in and out and resting in som
KOFY
Mar 21, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. ♪ >> in a dismal scene ray of hope in japan. 80-year-old woman and 16-year-old grandson trapped for 9 days were pulled out of the rubble alive. the first confirmed american casualty 24-year-old taylor anderson from virginia. she was working as an english teacher after the quake she helped get children to hire ground and headed home on her bike. she never made it. in the mean time david wright with the latest on the troubled nuclear reactors. and radiation found in the food. >> frantic effort to cool the nuclear plant appears to be making some head way. radiation levels are slightly down. >> things appear to be l on the verge of stable iingz. >> then last night reactor no. 3 puffed out an ominous cloud of black smoke work suddenly stopped. those first respon responders exposing themselves to potentially lethal dose of radiation. they said this weekend they left home in such a hurry they had to say goodbye to her families by text messag message. >> i hope you are the savior of japan. as the water from the hose cool the reactor it has been leaking into the ocean. sea water just off the coa
KOFY
Mar 22, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. we have that story. >> plus the lights are back on at the fukushima power plant in japan. so now what? another half hour of news beginhey marcel, watch this! hey marcel, watch this! [ buzzer sounds ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hey marcel, watch this! yeah, marcel! -marcel! -hey marcel! are you listening to me? marcel! [ male announcer ] don't miss a second of ncaa march madness with my multiview, only from at&t u-verse. just $29 a month for the first 6 months. dvr included. in the network there are no hard choices. >> good evening once again. start the half hour with delevoping news san francisco international airport. threat against unspecified plane coming in from the philippines today. philippine airline flight from manila landed bat 7:30 tonight and is being held at remote area of the airport as we speak. now police say the threat was phoned in but they have not released information about what was said. passengers are getting off the plane now and are being taken by bus to clear customs. san francisco police dog have been brought in to search that aircraft. again ai
KOFY
Mar 28, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. >>> when news at 9 continues tonight. new concern about soil and sea water in japan. tonight the high level of radio activity outside the buildings and now in the water. >> due to benefit outweigh the risk. radical treatment for beam diabetes. >> plus fundraiser fiasco. vice president apologizes for putting a reporter in a closet. vice president apologizes for putting aversus toyota. closet. which is better? [ male announcer ] why do so many car companies compare themselves to toyota? maybe it's because toyota has more hybrids on the road than all other automakers combined. like the 50-mpg-rated prius, the best selling hybrid in america. and prius was also named a best overall value of the year. plus, every new toyota comes with toyotacare, a complimentary maintenance plan with roadside assistance. we're #1 for a reason. come see for yourself. hurry in for the best selection. ♪ >> good evening once again thanks for joining us. start this half hour with the specter of new nuclear nightmare riseing in japan. experts are weighing in on the possibility of something called a multiple
KOFY
Mar 29, 2011 9:00pm PDT
transfer of arms to the rebels. >>> now to the nuclear crisis in japan that's ongoing. there are concerns that the radioactive core in reactor no. 2 may have melted through the bottom of the containment vessel and on to the concrete floor below that's according to the london guard an. ge installed the unit at the plant and tonight the head of safety research for the company says plant workers appear to have lost the race to save the reactor. mean time abc on the lethal flaw tone um discovered in the soil near the crippled plant. >> it is a road block few have dared to cross. sign says danger and it is the edge of the restricted zone 20 kilometer or about 12 miles from the nuclear plant. japanese of venture to check open whether anyone refused to evacuate. they find a rice farmer about who seems to have ignored plea to leave and all common sense about the radiation filling the place. there aren't many goods available he says. there aren't many shops that are open. there are a lot of familiarers in the area though so we have vegetables. this he says is his neighbor's farm. the cow ha
KOFY
Mar 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
expert advising japan who says the radiation threat should remain a localized problem. >> and -- >> a big increase in -- >> the bay area laboratory compound that may hold the ski  >>> good evening. a quick look at the headlines we are following for you tonight. new weather problems all around the bay area including a mud slide forcing the evacuation of two mobile homes in mountain view, a mud slide locking all lanes in both directions of highway 101 in southern humboldt county and you can see trees came down as well. and the ground beneath this railroad track washed away, rupturing the schedule for local freight service. a former task force leader and four others accused stealing property during illegal searches. an attorney says the surveillance video shows the officers. and congressional investigators are questioning whether connections to the white house helped bay area companies get government loans. there are also questions will former state controller steve wesley may have unfairly benefited from the administration energy program. the investigation in
KOFY
Mar 24, 2011 9:00pm PDT
point. >>reporter: if martha reporting. >>> japan next. officials there say the death toll from the earthquake tsunami topped 10,000 people. thousands morse are still missing. in the mean time workers at the damage nuclear plant are hospitalized and tokyo continues to wrestle with fear over tainted tap water. more tonight from david wright. >>reporter: one day after officials declared tokyo tap water unsafe for babies, those same officials tried to convince even the crisis is over. so eager was the governor of tokyo to demonstrate his confidence frjs he drank the whole glass in one gulp. the governor insisted he never drinks bottled water. tokyo water always tastes g-he says. that message may not go down quite so he's where i skeptical public. are you yourself worried about these reports about radiation in the water. >> oh, yes. >>reporter: he's a chemical engineer. >> 50 million nair i pishtion would you leave. >> leave. first, iodine 131 has half life of 8 days. the presence in tokyo water at low levels was first reported over the weekend. in the news that levels h
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